The cheapest times to fly from SPN to SFO are

  • January 15th to May 20th (except the weeks of April 23rd and April 30th)
  • October 15th to November 25th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SPN to SFO is mid April. Prices can be as high as $3278 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1331 for Tuesday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Saipan, MP (SPN) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $1331 to $1663 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $1367. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $3278. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1911 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1438 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SPN to SFO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SPN to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SPN to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SPN to SFO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Saipan. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to San Francisco, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Saipan. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $132 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1410. Return trip prices are from the SFO to SPN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SPN to SFO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 13 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SPN to SFO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SPN to SFO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Busan (SPN > PUS > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1084
  • Average savings: $354 (24.62%)

See SPN to PUS flights

Hack #2: Manila (SPN > MNL > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1161
  • Average savings: $278 (19.3%)

See SPN to MNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SPN to SFO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Sichuan Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Francisco C. Ada Saipan International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5685 miles or 9149 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SPN to SFO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SPN to SFO flight is about 11 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Saipan, MP and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from SPN to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSPN
Origination airport nameFrancisco C. Ada Saipan International Airport
CitySaipan, MP
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSFO
Destination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States


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